Galliford Try FM appoints new MD


Galliford Try has promoted Steve Catlin to managing director of its Facilities Management (FM) business. 

Steve Catlin. Credit: Galliford Try.

Catlin joined the company from G4S in 2016 as regional director and has spent 15 years in the FM, property and security sectors.  

He will lead Galliford Try FM (GTFM) through its next phase as the company continues leveraging existing contracts and frameworks and developing its capabilities in small works and retrofit as part of its Sustainable Growth Strategy.  

He said: “I am delighted to be moving into the role of MD for the Galliford Try Facilities Management business. Having been involved in significantly growing the size of our business since I joined in 2016, I look forward to delivering the next phase of our growth journey and maximising our strengths in a competitive marketplace. GTFM is an organisation driven by a culture of being authentically people focussed on everything that we do, and I am excited to lead the business into what promises to be a very bright future.” 

Catlin will report to Mark Baxter, executive board member of Galliford Try and divisional managing director of its Specialist Services division, which includes GTFM. 

Galliford has also promoted Phil Harris to MD of its Investments arm, part of Specialist Services. 

Baxter said: “[Steve’s] promotion reflects the success of GTFM to date, and its importance to our strategy as we look to deliver sustainable growth to 2026 and beyond. As a people-orientated business, we are delighted to have been able to make this appointment from within, demonstrating the quality of talent we have, as well as our commitment to developing our people. I look forward to working with Steve in his new role.” 

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